Chapter 18

Planning for Your Office 365 Implementation

In This Chapter

arrow Gaining an understanding of the Office 365 plans

arrow Understanding the Office 365 deployment process

arrow Planning and preparing to deploy

arrow Determining how best to work with an implementation partner

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

— Lao Tzu

Reading this book is the first step of preparing for your Office 365 journey. Throughout the book, we explain how Office 365 can benefit your organization. Now that you are up to speed on the product, you can plan your implementation.

In this chapter, you find information for planning your Office 365 implementation. You walk through preparing and then planning for deploying Office 365, including such tasks as choosing a plan, cataloging your internal resources, and finding a partner.

Choosing an Office 365 Plan

The advantage to a product, such as Office 365, living in the cloud is that it is available for organizations of all sizes and shapes. The disadvantage, however, is that all those organizations have different needs. Microsoft decided to break the Office ...

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